We’ve all got struggles, mine is wearing multiple hats as a small business. I am the owner, designer, secretary, front desk person, accounts department, marketing, contract specialist, and IT. Many hats! While I am actively working to build a team and distribute some of those hats over the next year, here are steps that I have taken to help me combat this challenge and feeling overwhelmed, ensuring I spend let time “pushing paper” and more time spend where I should!
“Hiring an architect is a waste of money.” Yikes. *Opens tub of ice cream and cries a little…* Well… while I will never tell you what to do with your own money, let me just tackle a quick myth: architects should not be seen as a luxury. Architects are a piece of the foundational workings of every construction project and are invaluable! We can also save you money. Here’s how.
Most interior and architectural designers choose one design style and specialize in it, guiding their clients to the products and aesthetic they are used to… modern farmhouse… craftsmen… contemporary… here is why I DON’T!